This Week's Media Movements
Josh Butler has been promoted from Associate Editor to Editor at HuffPost Australia. Josh acted as a Political Editor in addition to his editorial role at the publication, which he joined when the Australian wing opened in 2015.
At HuffPost Australia, Eoin Blackwell has also been promoted, moving from the role of a Senior Associate Editor to Senior Editor. Eoin was previously a news and finance reporter for Australian Associated Press and prior to that, he worked in Papua New Guinea.
Kane Cornes from the Sunday Footy Show is now hosting the Friday morning show at SEN. He has replaced Gerard Whateley in the 9am to 12pm slot, allowing Gerard to call the football on Friday nights. Kane has had a variety of media gigs since finishing his football career in 2015, including being an AFL Columnist for The Advertiser; Host at FootySA, SportsdaySA and more.
Former Digital Content Editor of New Idea, Lucy Bode, has taken her experience across to Women’s Health this week. Lucy held her former role for a year at Pacific Magazines and was an Editorial Coordinator for the publication before that. She was a Digital Content Creator, a Digital SEO Strategist and a Freelance Features Writer at Bauer Media in 2015, and will also be writing features in addition to her new role at Women’s Health.
Faye James has joined Whisk Media Group as its new Content Director. Faye was a Deputy Editor at Daily Mail Online prior to her new appointment, and worked as a Group Editor at content marketing agency Edge. She was a Contributing Editor for Shop Til You Drop, Real Living and other lifestyle publication at Bauer Media in 2011.
Melissa Shedden is now an Acting Editor at WHIMN, filling in for Felicity Harvey who is on maternity leave. Melissa filled a similar role at NewsLifeMedia as an Acting Editor for Bodyandsoul.com.au in 2017. Melissa has worked as a Content Community Manager at Swisse, and a Deputy Features Editor of Women's Health at Pacific Magazines, alongside her ongoing freelance writing and editing ventures.
David Zita has been appointed Assistant Producer of 1116 SEN Breakfast show. David was a Journalist and a Casual Producer at Southern Cross Austereo, and Digital Content Producer for Seven Network prior to that. He also worked as a Journalist for The AFL Footy Show, Crocmedia, Nine Entertainment and Herald Sun.
CEO Paul Dykzeul will add General Manager of Women’s Lifestyle to his role at Bauer Media as Jayne Ferguson departs. Paul took up the Chief Executive Officer role in June 2017 and was CEO of the New Zealand arm leading up to that.
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